2015 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 3 - Offenses Involving Families, Dependents, Etc.
Chapter 27 - Offenses Against Children or Incompetents
Subchapter 2 - Offenses Generally
§ 5-27-207 - Endangering the welfare of a minor in the third degree.
(a) (1) A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a minor in the third degree if the person recklessly engages in conduct creating a substantial risk of serious harm to the physical or mental welfare of a person known by the actor to be a minor.
(2) As used in this section, "serious harm to the physical or mental welfare" means physical or mental injury that causes:
(A) Protracted disfigurement;
(B) Protracted impairment of physical or mental health; or
(C) Loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
(b) Endangering the welfare of a minor in the third degree is a Class B misdemeanor.
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